Two men are in critical condition at Victoria Hospital after allegedly inflicting stab wounds on each other during a fight in Odum City, Bois Patat on Saturday evening, Nov. 11, according to law enforcement officials.
The victims have been identified as Kernius, 29, of Morne Du Don, Castries who sustained a stab wound to the neck, and Miguel Scotland, 26, of Chase Gardens, Castries who sustained a stab wound to the chest.
Emergency officials were called at 6:20 p.m.
Subsequently, two ambulances were dispatched to the scene, one from Gros Islet and the other from Castries.
Both were rushed to Victoria Hospital in critical condition.
St. Lucia News Online (SNO) received two voicenotes, allegedly about the incident.
“Two man were having a knife war, jukking up each other and thing. One get stab up in his chest and one get stab up in his neck.
“One of them ain’t dead yet but it sound like the one that get stab in his neck more critical,” the voicenotes state.
SNO was also told by another source that the stabbing “victim ran and collapsed on a step, appears critical”.
Sources also said when the victim with the stab wound to the neck was brought to the hospital he was “pulse less” but they were able to revive him and schedule him for emergency surgery.
The other victim was reportedly scheduled for surgery as well.
More details later.